Archive for the 'Pain' Category

Many Headaches Have This Underlying Cause

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Headaches are a very common complaint that millions of people suffer from. The causes of headaches are numerous and can include -toxicity (i.e. air pollution) -chronic stress -tight muscles -food allergies -physical trauma -eye strain   However common these are … Continue reading

Are You Getting the Full Benefits of Sleep?

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Have you ever had a night when you couldn’t sleep? You spent hours tossing and turning, trying to relax and get some health restoring sleep only to finally drift off an hour or two before the alarm went off and … Continue reading

The Top 5 Ways to Injure the Spine

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We’ve all been there. One minute your doing something around the house or at work, the next your bent over double because of excruciating low back pain that seemingly came out of nowhere. Most of the time our reaction is … Continue reading

Picture This… Sciatica Pain Gone

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Sciatica. This one word is used so much in my office. Over and over patients come in with complaints of sciatic pain, leg pain, pain shooting down the leg.  If this sounds like you or someone you know, please keep … Continue reading

How Chiropractic Helps Tendonitis

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Tendonitis is an extremely common condition caused primarily by the over use of a certain muscle or muscle group.  When the tendons involved are not able to fully heal before being injured again the chronic condition known as tendonitis is … Continue reading

Frozen Shoulder: How to Unfreeze It

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One of the interesting things about being a chiropractor is that people are always surprised to learn different conditions that I treat other than back and neck pain. Treating a frozen shoulder is one of the many things I do … Continue reading

What Should You Do If Pain Keeps You From Sleeping?

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Chronic pain can have many causes from repetitive stress injuries to slip and fall type injuries.  But one of the lesser known causes of chronic pain is lack of quality sleep. In some cases its the chronic pain that prevents … Continue reading

The Injury That Lead Me To Be A Chiropractor

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I’ll admit it. Before I injured my back at 19 years old I had no idea what a chiropractor was.  I had never been adjusted and had never had any serious back related issues. So when I sprained my lower … Continue reading

3 Things to Do After an Auto Accident

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Have you ever been in an auto accident?  Be it a minor fender bender or a major accident injuries from auto accidents are unlike normal injuries.  The forces involved are tremendous and can severely injure the spine and neck.   … Continue reading

Bursitis Got You Down? What You Need to Know to Heal this Painful Condition

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If you have ever been diagnosed with bursitis you know all too well the pain, stiffness and frustration associated with it.  A bursa is a fluid filled sac or cavity in the body that is designed to reduce friction between … Continue reading